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Florida appeals court: Police officers get ‘Marsy’s Law’ protections

Florida appeals court: Police officers get ‘Marsy’s Law’ protections

, Senior reporter, News Service of Florida, Anchor/reporterTags: Sign up for our Newsletters, Senior reporter, News Service of Florida, Anchor/reporterTags: TALLAHASSEE – Siding with a union that represents law-enforcement officers, a state appeals court on Tuesday unanimously decided that a constitutional amendment expanding victims’ rights can shield the identities of police officers who were threatened in use-of-force incidents.The decision by a three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal came in a lawsuit filed on behalf of two Tallahassee police officers who maintained that,...

April 6, 2021
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Lawsuit urging DeSantis to close Florida beaches rejected as perhaps ‘frivolous’

Lawsuit urging DeSantis to close Florida beaches rejected as perhaps ‘frivolous’

/The 1st District Court of Appeal dismissed a suit filed by attorney Daniel Uhlfelder that sought to force Gov. Ron DeSantis into closing state beaches because of the pandemic. The three-judge panel rejected it in a one-page order.TALLAHASSEE — Raising questions about whether the case was “frivolous” or filed in “bad faith,” an appeals court Friday rejected a Northwest Florida attorney’s lawsuit that sought to force Gov. Ron DeSantis to close beaches statewide to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19.Santa Rosa Beach attorney Daniel Uhlfelder, who has drawn national media attention during...

November 14, 2020
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Will convicted felons get to vote in November? Appeals judges hear arguments in Florida showdown

Will convicted felons get to vote in November? Appeals judges hear arguments in Florida showdown

ATLANTA — As Floridians went to the polls in Tuesday’s primary elections, an Atlanta-based appeals court held arguments in a showdown over voting rights that could determine whether hundreds of thousands of convicted felons will be able to cast ballots in the November presidential election. Gov. Ron DeSantis is asking the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to by U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle, who found that a 2019 state law requiring felons to pay court-ordered “legal financial obligations” to be eligible to vote is unconstitutional. Advertisement The law was aimed at carrying out a...

August 18, 2020
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As confusion reigns with felon voting rights amendment, appeals court gets the case

As confusion reigns with felon voting rights amendment, appeals court gets the case

TALLAHASSEE — Angel Sanchez lost his right to vote before he was old enough to even cast a ballot, but after his release from prison in 2011, he did everything he could to turn his life around. Sanchez made monthly payments toward $1,698 in court-ordered fees and costs assessed when he was convicted of felony charges as a 17-year-old. He used money orders to chip away at his debt when he was homeless. Advertisement He ultimately graduated from the University of Central Florida and went on to earn a law degree this spring from the University of Miami. Along the way, he advocated for...

August 13, 2020
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What will the 2020 elections look like? Face shields, disposable pens, and mail-in ballots at drive-thru lines

What will the 2020 elections look like? Face shields, disposable pens, and mail-in ballots at drive-thru lines

TALLAHASSEE — Face shields, temperature checks and disposable pens are just some of the safeguards Florida officials plan to employ to combat COVID-19, as they brace for elections in August and November. Collectively, Florida’s 67 county supervisors of elections have decades of experience responding to disasters. They’ve fought hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires and even the historic Bush v. Gore meltdown in 2000. Advertisement But the coronavirus pandemic presents a calamity of a different kind, posing an unknown threat that’s forcing . “It’s extremely challenging,” Leon County...

July 1, 2020
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Gov. Ron DeSantis: Ex-felons voting despite fines, fees would ‘corrupt’ elections, asks for stay of ruling

Gov. Ron DeSantis: Ex-felons voting despite fines, fees would ‘corrupt’ elections, asks for stay of ruling

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis is asking a federal appeals court to put on hold a ruling that would pave the way for hundreds of thousands of Floridians who have been convicted of felonies to register and vote in November, arguing the decision could “corrupt” the integrity of the state’s elections. The Republican governor Wednesday requested that the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issue a stay as his administration fights a lower-court ruling about a 2019 state law aimed at carrying out a constitutional amendment that restored the voting rights of felons “who have completed all terms...

June 18, 2020
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